WisPolitics News

Fitzgerald, Vos at odds over potential of overriding Walker on gas tax

Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said Thursday his Senate GOP caucus doesn't have the votes right now to pass a gas tax hike and downplayed...

Cullen says he won’t run for guv in 2018

Former Dem state Sen. Tim Cullen announced Wednesday he will not run for guv in 2018, saying the chase for contributions to fuel a bid...

GOP bill would allow concealed weapons without permit

The Legislature's top two Republicans say they'll talk over with their caucuses a bill that would allow people to carry concealed weapons without a...

Finance Committee backs bills to combat opioid abuse

The Joint Finance Committee unanimously backed a series of bills Monday designed to combat opioid addiction after shooting down several Dem amendments. That included one...

Evers outraises Holtz 2-to-1 in run-up to April 4 election

State Superintendent Tony Evers' campaign says he raised $217,616 in the run-up to the April 4 election, 2.5 times the amount challenger Lowell Holtz...

‘UpFront’: Ott hopes tougher penalties will deter drunken driving

State Rep. Jim Ott, R-Mequon, said he is proposing a mandatory minimum sentence for homicide OWI because he hears of too many drunken drivers...

Assembly bills would toughen OWI penalties

Legislation aimed to toughen penalties for drunken drivers received strong support in an Assembly hearing Thursday. Rep. Jim Ott, co-author of the three bills, said...

DC Wrap: March 17-23

This is the fifth sample of a weekly DC Wrap product from WisPolitics.com. Let us know your feedback: [email protected] Quotes of the week That’s not a...

Wisconsin Republicans warm to Trump in latest Marquette Law School poll

Wisconsin voters had a more positive view of President Trump this spring than last fall, largely because Republicans have warmed to him since the...

Walker: House GOP ‘moving in the right direction’ with proposed health care bill changes

Gov. Scott Walker encouraged the U.S. House to move forward on a GOP health care plan that he expects will be continually improved as...
UpFront

‘UpFront’: Evers, Holtz clash over Common Core, Act 10

Department of Public Instruction Superintendent Tony Evers, and his challenger Lowell Holtz clashed over the Common Core in a joint appearance on "UpFront with Mike Gousha," produced in partnership with WisPolitics.com.

‘Rewind’: High-capacity wells, House health care bill, voting problems

WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics Editor JR Ross discuss the latest news relating to state government.

‘Rewind Milwaukee’: Mayor Barrett on the state budget, Sheriff Clarke

WisconsinEye Senior Producer Steve Walters and WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross look back at the week in politics in Milwaukee.